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Arkansas State Bank Department

The mission of ASBD is to maintain a legal and regulatory structure for Arkansas's financial industry. This structure provides the public with convenient, safe and competitive banking, which fosters economic development within this State. Our mission is accomplished through efficient allocation of available human and other resources existing in our Examination, Information Technology and Administrative Services Divisions.

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Date Filed Type Applicant Location/Target Disposition
06/06/2024 Branch Application Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Van Buren, AR 120 North Main Street, Mulberry, AR Pending
05/09/2024 Branch Relocation SD The Citizens Bank, Batesville, AR 655 St. Louis Street, Batesville, AR Preliminary Approval 05/28/2024
05/03/2024 Branch Relocation Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 2323 Cedar Springs, Dallas, TX Preliminary Approval 05/20/2024
04/12/2024 Merger Bank of Salem, Salem, AR Security Bank, Stephens, AR Board Approved 05/23/2024
04/11/2024 Branch Relocation Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 2821 FM 1960 Road West, Houston, TX Preliminary Approval 04/29/2024
04/11/2024 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 166 Huffman Mill Road, Burlington, NC Approved 04/29/2024
04/11/2024 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 14561 Northwest Freeway, Houston, Texas Approved 04/29/2024
04/11/2024 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 3520 W. Slaughter Lane, Austin, TX Approved 04/29/2024
04/08/2024 Merger Commercial Bank & Trust Company, Monticello, AR First State Bank of Warren, Warren, AR Board Approved 05/23/2024
03/21/2024 Branch Relocation SD Signature Bank of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 502 E. Washington Ave., Jonesboro, AR Preliminary Approval 04/08/2024
03/15/2024 Branch Relocation SD Partners Bank, Helena, AR 10800 Financial Centre Parkway, Ste. 100, Little Rock, AR Preliminary Approval 04/01/2024
03/12/2024 Change in Control Zach John Scott McClendon, Monticello, AR First Union Financial Corporation, Monticello, AR Preliminary Approval 04/30/2024
03/12/2024 Change in Control Robin Ann McClendon, Monticello, AR First Union Financial Corporation, Monticello, AR Preliminary Approval 04/30/2024
03/07/2024 Branch Application Relyance Bank, White Hall, AR 100 West Carpenter, Benton, AR Approved 03/25/2024
02/22/2024 Branch Application First Community Bank, Batesville, AR 116 Hwy 14 E, Lead Hill, AR Approved 03/11/2024
01/29/2024 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 2100 East Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, TX Approved 02/14/2024
01/29/2024 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 711 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC Approved 02/14/2024
01/10/2024 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 17820 Cantrell Road (Northeast corner of Cantrell Road and Chenonceau Boulevard), Little Rock, AR Approved 01/29/2024
Date Filed Type Applicant Location/Target Disposition
12/14/2023 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 16901 Chenal Parkway, Lot 3, Outlot 4, Little Rock, AR Approved 01/02/2024
12/04/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 3000 Mallory Ln., Franklin, TN Approved 12/20/2023
12/04/2023 Branch Application RiverBank, Pocahontas, AR 1401 W. Court Street, Paragould, AR Approved 12/20/2023
11/21/2023 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 14999 Preston Road, Dallas, TX Approved 12/11/2023
11/21/2023 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 7800 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL Approved 12/11/2023
11/17/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 4330 Saint Michael Drive, Texarkana, TX Approved 12/05/2023
11/13/2023 Branch Relocation SD Centennial Bank, Conway, AR 121 Alhambra Plaza, 17th Floor, Coral Gables, FL Preliminary Approval 12/01/2023
11/02/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 86 Stuart Rd. NE, Cleveland, TN Approved 11/20/2023
11/01/2023 Branch Application Southern Bancorp Bank, Arkadelphia, AR 5218 Goodman Road, Suite 101, Olive Branch, MS Approved 11/20/2023
10/31/2023 Branch Application First Security Bank, Searcy, AR 151 E. County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL Approved 11/17/2023
10/25/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 701 E. Douglas Avenue, Wichita, KS Approved 11/13/2023
10/20/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 1200 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO Approved 11/06/2023
10/10/2023 Merger Union Bank, Mena, AR The First National Bank at Paris, Paris, AR Board Approved 12/13/2023
10/09/2023 Branch Relocation SD Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 308 South Main Street, Stillwater, OK Preliminary Approval 10/25/2023
10/04/2023 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR Corner of West Princeton Street and Don Mealey Way, Orlando, FL Approved 10/20/2023
10/02/2023 Branch Relocation SD Merchants and Farmers Bank, Dumas, AR 146 West South Street, Benton, AR Preliminary Approval 10/18/2023
09/19/2023 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 2303 Red Wolf Blvd., Jonesboro, AR Approved 10/05/2023
09/07/2023 Branch Application Today's Bank, Huntsville, AR 181 Slack Street, Pea Ridge, AR Approved 09/25/2023
08/28/2023 Branch Application First Community Bank, Batesville, AR 3150 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville, AR Approved 09/14/2023
08/28/2023 Branch Application Stone Bank, Mountain View, AR 12615 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR Approved 09/14/2023
08/24/2023 Branch Relocation SD Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR 201 West Walnut, Rogers, AR Preliminary Approval 09/11/2023
08/03/2023 Branch Application Signature Bank of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 103 W. Emma Ave., Springdale, AR Approved 08/21/2023
07/19/2023 Branch Application First Service Bank, Greenbrier, AR 8901 White Oak Crossing, Lot 4, Maumelle, AR Approved 08/04/2023
07/11/2023 Branch Application Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR The Northwest corner of Highway 5 and Salem Road, Benton, AR Approved 07/27/2023
07/03/2023 Branch Relocation SD Commercial Bank & Trust Company, Monticello, AR 200 North Park Dr., Suite 2, Monticello, AR Preliminary Approval 07/20/2023
06/09/2023 Branch Application Partners Bank, Helena, AR 10800 Financial Centre Parkway, Suite 465, Little Rock, AR Approved 06/26/2023
05/24/2023 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 18 S. Markley Street, Suite A, Greenville, SC Approved 06/14/2023
05/22/2023 Branch Application Peoples Bank, Sheridan, AR 1800 Military Road, Benton, AR Approved 06/08/2023
05/08/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 5411 Plaza Drive, Suite A, Texarkana, TX Approved 05/24/2023
03/31/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 510 Tillman Street, Suite 101, Memphis TN Approved 04/17/2023
03/29/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 3309 West Camp Wisdom Road, Dallas, TX Approved 04/14/2023
03/07/2023 Branch Relocation SD Centennial Bank, Conway, AR 12 East 49th Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY Preliminary Approval 03/23/2023
02/16/2023 Plan of Exchange Community State Bank, Bradley, AR Power Bancshares, Bradley, AR Approved 02/16/2023
02/09/2023 Branch Application First Community Bank, Batesville, AR 910 Chancery Lane, Jonesboro, AR Approved 02/27/2023
02/03/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 2498 W. Illinois Avenue, Dallas, TX Approved 02/22/2023
02/03/2023 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 201 Franklin Road, Suite 100, Brentwood, TN Approved 02/22/2023
01/25/2023 Branch Relocation SD Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 6075 Poplar Avenue, Suite 120, Memphis, TN Preliminary Approval 02/10/2023
01/19/2023 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 6900 E. Layton Ave., Suite 1350, Denver, CO Approved 02/06/2023
01/18/2023 Change in Control MO/ARK Bancshares, Inc., Hollister, MO Stone Bancshares, Inc., Mountain View, AR Preliminary Approval 03/17/2023
Date Filed Type Applicant Location/Target Disposition
12/13/2022 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 1911 11th Street, Suite 400, Boulder, CO Approved 01/03/2023
12/12/2022 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 501 Southwest Drive, Jonesboro, AR Approved 12/30/2022
12/12/2022 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 2815 Longview Drive, Jonesboro, AR Approved 12/30/2022
11/10/2022 Relocation of Main Office - In City First Financial Bank, El Dorado, AR 300 East Peach Street, El Dorado, AR Approved 11/29/2022
10/10/2022 Branch Application Diamond Bank, Murfreesboro, AR 5712 Richmond Road, Texarkana, TX Approved 10/26/2022
09/26/2022 Voluntary Liquidation Home Bank of Arkansas, Portland, AR Home Bank of Arkansas, Portland, AR Appproved 10/14/2022
09/23/2022 Branch Application Gateway Bank, Rison, AR 17328 Interstate 30, Units 1 & 2, Hickory Square Shopping Center, Benton, AR Approved 10/10/2022
09/20/2022 Plan of Exchange Home Bank of Arkansas, Portland, AR/Peoples Home Holding, Inc., Greenbrier, AR Minority shareholders of Home Bank of Arkansas, Portland, AR Approved 09/22/2022
09/15/2022 Branch Application First Community Bank, Batesville, AR 2427 W. Center Street, Suite 2067, Beebe, AR Approved 10/03/2022
09/01/2022 Branch Relocation Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR The Northwest corner of Hwy 76 and Indian Trail Road, Anderson, MO Preliminary Approval 09/19/2022
08/31/2022 Conversion Relyance Bank, National Association, White Hall, AR Relyance Bank, 8500 Sheridan Road, White Hall, AR Board Approved 10/20/2022
08/11/2022 Branch Relocation SD Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR 222 E. Commanche, Norman, OK Preliminary Approval 08/29/2022
08/08/2022 Branch Application Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR The Southwest corner of Chenal Parkway and St. Vincent Way, Little Rock, AR Approved 08/24/2022
08/08/2022 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 1030 16Th Avenue S., Suite 300, Nashville, TN Approved 08/24/2022
08/01/2022 Branch Application The Citizens Bank, Batesville, AR 2416 Malvern Avenue, Hot Springs, AR Approved 08/17/2022
07/18/2022 Branch Relocation Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 12250 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL Preliminary Approval 08/03/2022
07/14/2022 Branch Application First Community Bank, Batesville, AR 5100 W. Park Avenue, Suite A124, Rogers, AR Approved 08/01/2022
07/05/2022 Branch Relocation SD Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 100 South Hester Street, Student Union 054, Stillwater, OK Preliminary Approval 07/21/2022
06/29/2022 Branch Application Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR 535 W. Walnut Street, Suite 101, Springfield, MO Approved 07/18/2022
06/27/2022 Branch Relocation Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 3994 Tampa Road, Oldsmar, FL Preliminary Approval 07/14/2022
06/27/2022 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 2227 Gallatin Pike North, Madison, TN Approved 07/14/2022
06/27/2022 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 3151 Apex Drive, Suite 102A, Charlotte, NC Approved 07/15/2022
06/09/2022 Branch Application United Bank, Springdale, AR 2411 SW 14th Street, Bentonville, AR Approved 06/27/2022
06/03/2022 Branch Relocation Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR Southwest corner of Chenal Parkway and St. Vincent Way, Little Rock, AR Withdrawn 06/27/2022
06/02/2022 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 6075 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN Approved 06/20/2022
05/31/2022 Branch Application Signature Bank of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 114 S. 1st Street, Rogers, AR Approved 06/16/2022
05/25/2022 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 1400 East Harding Avenue, Pine Bluff, AR Approved 06/13/2022
05/25/2022 Branch Application Fidelity Bank, West Memphis, AR 1015 Highway 64, Wynne, AR Approved 06/13/2022
05/25/2022 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 4134 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, TN Approved 06/13/2022
05/19/2022 Branch Application First Community Bank, Batesville, AR 1710 E. 32nd Street, Joplin, MO Approved 06/06/2022
05/16/2022 Branch Application Partners Bank, Helena, AR 1055 Steel Avenue, Suite 110, Conway, AR Approved 06/02/2022
05/10/2022 Conversion The First National Bank of North Arkansas, Berryville, AR Bank of 1889, 305-307 Public Square, Berryville, AR Board Approved 06/28/2022
05/09/2022 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 2101 Old Columbiana Road, Suite 300, Birmingham, AL Approved 05/25/2022
05/09/2022 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 7800 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 155, Plano, TX Approved 05/25/2022
05/04/2022 Branch Application Armor Bank, Forrest City, AR 1100 S. 52nd Street, Rogers, AR Approved 05/20/2022
05/03/2022 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 450 N. Patterson Avenue, Suite 200, Winston-Salem, NC Approved 05/19/2022
04/15/2022 Branch Relocation Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, AR 8798 Highway 22, Dresden, TN Preliminary Approval 04/15/2022
04/04/2022 Branch Relocation SD Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR 100 S. Muskogee Ave., Tahlequah, OK Preliminary Approval 04/20/2022
04/01/2022 Branch Relocation SD Centennial Bank, Conway, AR 12681 Creekside Lane, Ft. Myers, FL Preliminary Approval 04/18/2022
03/23/2022 Branch Relocation SD Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR Land Adjacent to 4600 SE 29th Street, Del City, OK Preliminary Approval 04/08/2022
03/17/2022 Branch Relocation Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR 5630 East Bannister Road, Kansas City, MO Preliminary Approval 04/06/2022
03/11/2022 Branch Relocation SD Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 5751 Blythewood Street, Suite 800, Houston, TX Preliminary Approval 03/16/2022
03/07/2022 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 3288 3rd Street South, Jacksonville Beach, FL Approved 03/23/2022
03/07/2022 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 6072 Youngerman Circle, Jacksonville, FL Approved 03/23/2022
02/25/2022 Merger Southern Bancorp Bank, Arkadelphia, AR Premier Bank of Arkansas, Jonesboro, AR Board Approved 05/12/2022
02/25/2022 Change in Control Southern Bancorp, Inc FCB Financial Services, Inc., Marion, AR Preliminary Approval 04/14/2022
02/18/2022 Branch Application Southern Bancorp Bank, Arkadelphia, AR 648 E. Peace Street, Canton, MS Approved 03/07/2022
02/18/2022 Branch Relocation SD Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR 3102 Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, MO Preliminary Approval 03/07/2022
02/17/2022 Branch Application Evolve Bank & Trust, West Memphis, AR 111 East Huntington Avenue, Suite A, Jonesboro, AR Approved 03/31/2022
02/10/2022 Branch Relocation Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR 4409 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX Preliminary Approval 02/28/2022
01/31/2022 Branch Application Signature Bank of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 111 E. Jackson Street, Jonesboro, AR Approved 02/16/2022
01/19/2022 Branch Relocation First Western Bank, Booneville, AR 3914 Massard Road, Fort Smith, AR Preliminary Approval 02/04/2022
01/12/2022 Branch Application Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, AR Highway 49 & Canera Drive, Jonesboro, AR Approved 01/31/2022
01/10/2022 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, AR 1859 Summerville Avenue, Suite 200, Charleston, SC Approved 01/27/2022
01/03/2022 Change in Control Omni Bank Group, Inc., Little Rock, AR Community State Bank, Bradley, AR Withdrawn 05/23/2022
01/03/2022 Branch Application Southern Bancorp Bank, Arkadelphia, AR 3917 West 12th Street, Suite 120, Little Rock, AR Approved 01/20/2022
Date Filed Type Applicant Location/Target Disposition
12/29/2021 Merger Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR Spirit of Texas Bank SSB, College Station, Brazos County, TX Board Approved 3/10/2022
12/09/2021 SD Branch Relocation Encore Bank, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR 711 Broadway Street, Suite 106, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX Preliminary Approval 12/28/2021
12/06/2021 Branch Application RiverWind Bank, Augusta, Woodruff County, AR 901 N. ASU Boulevard, Beebe, White County, AR Approved 12/22/2021
12/03/2021 SD Branch Relocation First Community Bank, Batesville, Independence County, AR 117 Holmes Street, Lepanto, Poinsett County, AR Preliminary Approval 12/20/2021
12/02/2021 Branch Relocation Cross County Bank, Wynne, Cross County, AR 709 W. Fleeman, Manila, Mississippi County, AR Approved 12/20/2021
11/23/2021 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR 2502 North Rocky Point Drive, Suite 360, Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL Approved 12/13/2021
11/22/2021 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR 655 West Illinois Avenue, Suite 65, Dallas, Dallas County, TX Approved 12/10/2021
11/15/2021 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR 17901 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR Approved 12/03/2021
11/09/2021 Branch Application Horatio State Bank, Horatio, Sevier County, AR 110 Main Street, Ashdown, Little River County, AR Approved 11/30/2021
11/02/2021 Purchase & Assumption FNBC Bank, Ash Flat, Sharp County, AR Arvest Bank, 111 N. Maple Avenue, Mountain Grove, Wright County, MO Approved 11/23/2021
11/02/2021 Purchase & Assumption FNBC Bank, Ash Flat, Sharp County, AR Arvest Bank, 1311 Porter Wagoner Boulevard, West Plains, Howell County, MO Approved 11/23/2021
10/28/2021 Purchase & Assumption Generations Bank, Rogers, Benton County, AR Arvest Bank, 12661 State Highway 13, Kimberling City, Stone County, MO Approved 11/23/2021
10/15/2021 Purchase & Assumption Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Arvest Bank, 420 S. Main, Nashville, Howard County, AR Approved 11/04/2021
10/15/2021 Purchase & Assumption Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Arvest Bank, 221 S. George Street, Mount Ida, Montgomery County, AR Approved 11/04/2021
10/15/2021 Purchase & Assumption Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Arvest Bank, 214 N. First Street, Glenwood, Pike County, AR Approved 11/04/2021
10/15/2021 Purchase & Assumption Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Arvest Bank, 103 E. 3rd Street, Dierks, Howard County, AR Approved 11/04/2021
10/15/2021 Purchase & Assumption Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Arvest Bank, 501 W. Collin Raye Drive, DeQueen, Sevier County, AR Approved 11/04/2021
10/15/2021 Purchase & Assumption Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Arvest Bank, 960 S. Constitution Avenue, Ashdown, Little River County, AR Approved 11/04/2021
10/14/2021 Merger Centennial Bank, Conway, Faulkner County, AR Happy State Bank, Happy, Swisher County, TX Board Approved 12/16/2021
10/13/2021 Purchase & Assumption Cross County Bank, Wynne, Cross County, AR Arvest Bank, 301 East Drew Avenue, Monette, Craighead County, Arkansas Approved 11/03/2021
10/13/2021 Purchase & Assumption Cross County Bank, Wynne, Cross County, AR Arvest Bank, 709 West Fleeman, Manila, Mississippi County Approved 11/03/2021
10/06/2021 Branch Application First State Bank, Russellville, Pope County, AR 3654 N. Investment Drive, Fayetteville, Washington County, AR Approved 10/22/2021
10/04/2021 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR 7800 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, St. Louis County, MO Approved 10/20/2021
10/04/2021 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR 1408 North Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO Approved 10/20/2021
09/28/2021 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR 3215 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA Approved 10/14/2021
09/03/2021 SD Branch Relocation Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, Washington County, AR 200 E. Main Street, Norman, Cleveland County, OK Preliminary Approval 09/20/2021
08/30/2021 Branch Application Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR 3000 Lamar Avenue, Paris, Lamar County, TX Approved 09/16/2021
08/30/2021 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR 1305 Robin Road, White Hall, Jefferson County, AR Approved 09/16/2021
08/30/2021 Branch Application Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR 7144 Highway 70 S, Nashville, Davidson County, TN Approved 09/16/2021
08/25/2021 Branch Application FNBC Bank, Ash Flat, Sharp County, AR 175 West End Way, Mountain Home, Baxter County, AR Approved 09/13/2021
08/16/2021 Purchase & Assumption The Peoples Bank, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Bank OZK, 305 N. Jackson, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Approved 10/12/2021
08/10/2021 Branch Application Bank OZK, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR 17701 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, Miami-Dade County, FL Approved 08/26/2021
07/29/2021 SD Branch Relocation The Citizens Bank, Batesville, Independence County, AR 17520 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR Preliminary Approval 08/16/2021
07/08/2021 Branch Application Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, Washington County, AR 155 East 150th Place South, Glenpool, Tulsa County, OK Approved 07/26/2021
07/08/2021 Branch Application Signature Bank of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Washington County, AR 303 N Main Street, Suite 100, Harrison, Boone County, AR Approved 07/26/2021
07/06/2021 Branch Application Bodcaw Bank, Stamps, Lafayette County, AR 3625 Richmond Road, Texarkana, Bowie County, TX Approved 07/22/2021
07/02/2021 Merger Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR Triumph Bank, Memphis, Shelby County, TN Board Approved 09/02/2021
06/30/2021 Merger Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR Landmark Community Bank, Collierville, Shelby County, TN Board Approved 09/02/2021
06/22/2021 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR 711 Broadway Street, Suite 350, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX Approved 07/09/2021
04/28/2021 Acquisition of Control of State Trust Company Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Magnolia, Columbia County, AR Community First Trust Company, Hot Springs, Garland County, AR Preliminary Approval 06/09/2021
04/26/2021 Branch Relocation Southern Bancorp Bank, Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR 403 State Hwy 18 East, Manila, Mississippi County, AR Preliminary Approval 05/12/2021
04/22/2021 SD Branch Relocation Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, AR 5950 Berkshire Lane, Suite 400, Dallas, Dallas County, TX Preliminary Approval 05/11/2021
04/07/2021 Branch Application First Security Bank, Searcy, White County, AR 7613 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, AR Approved 04/23/2021
03/08/2021 Branch Application First Community Bank, Batesville, Independence County, AR 766 Harkrider Street, Conway, Faulkner County, AR Approved 03/24/2021
03/02/2021 Branch Application Southern Bancorp Bank, Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR 3002 Hardy Street, Suite 101, Hattiesburg, Forrest County, MS Approved 03/18/2021
02/25/2021 Branch Application Armor Bank, Forrest City, St. Francis County, AR 4538 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, Garland County, AR Approved 03/16/2021
02/25/2021 Branch Application Armor Bank, Forrest City, St. Francis County, AR 3948 Central Avenue, Suite D, Hot Springs, Garland County, AR Approved 03/16/2021
02/24/2021 Merger Southern Bancorp Bank, Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR Arkansas County Bank, DeWitt, Arkansas County, AR Board Approved 04/13/2021
02/12/2021 Branch Application CS Bank, Eureka Springs, Carroll County, AR 18565 State Highway 37, Cassville, Barry County, MO Approved 03/02/2021
02/02/2021 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR 5960 Berkshire Lane, Suite 1100, Dallas, Dallas County, TX Approved 02/22/2021
01/20/2021 Branch Application Merchants & Farmers Bank, Dumas, Desha County, AR 300 North Main Street, Benton, Saline County, AR Approved 02/05/2021
01/14/2021 Branch Application Encore Bank, Little Rock, Pulaski County, AR 3720 S. Weller, Suite 500, Springfield, Greene County, MO Approved 02/01/2021

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The State Bank Department was created by Act 113 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating state-chartered commercial banks with main offices in Arkansas. These 73 banks hold assets of over $162 billion as of March 31, 2024. The Department also is charged with supervising the bank holding companies of Arkansas state-chartered banks; state-chartered trust companies; regional and county industrial development corporations; industrial loan institutions; and capital development companies. The Department operates to ensure the safety and soundness of, and public confidence in, these institutions and organizations.


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